Fall Garden Festival, featuring the 77th Annual Ramble

Fall Garden Festival, featuring the 77th Annual Ramble

When: Friday, November 9, 2018 9:30 AM to Sunday, November 11, 2018 4:30 PM

The Fall Garden Festival Featuring the Ramble truly has something for everyone! A huge plant sale of Fairchild-grown plants and plants from vendors offering edible plants for your own fall garden, ornamentals, orchids, succulents, exotics and more.

There's Plenty to do at the Fall Garden Festival featuring the Ramble

View last year's event program

Friday November 10

1:00 p.m. - Gardening to Conserve our Rare Plants & Their Pollinators, Jennifer Possley, FTBG—Cycad Vista Demonstration Tent 

11:00 a.m. - Flower Dissection presented by the Miami Children's Museum—Kidway Chickee 

12:30 p.m. - Bird Release presented by Wildlife Rescue—Overlook/Allee 

Saturday November 11 

11:00 a.m. - Flower Dissection presented by the Miami Children's MuseumKidway Chickee 

12:30 p.m. - New & Unusual Plant Introductions, Chad Husby, FTBG—Cycad Vista Demonstration Tent 

12:30 p.m. - Bird Release presented by Wildlife Rescue—Overlook/Allee 

1:00 p.m. - Flower Dissection presented by the Miami Children's Museum—Kidway Chickee

1:30 p.m. - How to Build your Own Worm Bin, Sean Moore, Green Leaf Worm Farm—Cycad Vista Demonstration Tent 

2:00 p.m. - Miami Children's Museum—Kidway Chickee  

Sunday November 12 

10:30 a.m. - Creating a Butterfly Garden at Home, Martin Feather, FTBG 

11:00 a.m. - Flower Dissection presented by the Miami Children's Museum—Kidway Chickee 

12:30 p.m. - Fairchild & Hurricane Irma Talk and Walk, Dr. Carl Lewis, Director, FTBG—Cycad Vista Demonstration Tent 

12:30 p.m. - Bird Release presented by Wildlife Rescue—Overlook/Allee 

1:30 p.m. - Pelcan Harbor Sea Bird Station Presentation—Kidway Chickee 

All Weekend 


Engage with Fairchild educators and see science in action! And, enjoy botanical carnival style games and face painting! 

Also, interact with local environmental organizations and learn how they are making an impact locally and globally. 


Food and more! Cooking demos by Miami's top chefs, samples, food from some of our favorite vendors and all you need to create your own spiced up dishes for fall and winter.

Holiday shopping and treasure hunting! Vendors will be offering jewelry, garden goods and crafts, candles, soaps, art and much more. Hunt for treasures in the Fairchild Antiques & Collectibles Market inside the Garden House—furniture, paintings, antique prints, trinkets, toys, and who knows what else! And visit the rare and antique/used book sale for books on nature, science, gardens, history and so much more. You are bound to find some unusual books to appeal to any taste.


Experience local craftsmanship and get a firsthand glimpse on woodturning, jewelry making, pottery and more.

American Needlepoint Guild Royal Palm Chapter, Ceramic League of Miami, South Florida Jewelry Arts Guild, South Florida Woodturners Guild

Artist Studio, Room A, Corbin Building 

Shop unique, handmade art work created by students from Fairchild's art class instructors and students. 

Bev’s Boosas, Urszula Dedek and Pauline Goldsmith. 

Antiques & Collectibles, Garden House 

Discover rare finds, antiques, vintage furniture and jewelry and one of a kind books. 

Plant Sale, Cycad Circle Area 

Pick up Fairchild plants and many more from local plant societies and nurseries. 

Albert Livingston Tree Farms, Bello Tropicals, Casey's Corner Nursery, Greenhouse Orchids, JG's Tropical Plants, Kreative Gardens, PCK Orchids & Exotic Plants, Peters Crotons & Cordylines, Rare Fruit Council International, So Orchids, South Florida Cactus & Succulent Society, Inc., Steve Stern's Exotic Palms, Tropical Fern & Exotic Plant Society, Tropical Flowering Tree Society

Music, Garden House Lawn  

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Admission Pricing
Free for Fairchild Members
Adults: $25
Seniors (age 65 and up): $18
Children (ages 6-17): $12
Free for children 5 and younger


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Donations Needed! 
Fairchild Antiques & Collectibles is collecting vintage finds, antiques, collectibles (china, linens, ceramics, jewelry) and rare or old books. To make a donation, contact Natalie White (nwhite@fairchildgarden.org). All proceeds from the Fairchild Antiques & Collectibles support Fairchild's mission.

Travel Information:
The Fall Garden Festival is located in Coral Gables, Florida, about 10 miles south of Miami International Airport
detailed driving directions can be found here. Nearby hotels include Hotel Indigo (call hotel for a discounted rate and shuttle service offered to FTBG guests), Sonesta Coconut GroveThe Biltmore Hotel, and the Miami Marriott Dadeland.

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We're sure you'll enjoy your the Fall Festival and your visit to the Garden, so we've made it easy for you to apply the price of your admission toward a membership on the day of your visit. Any of our friendly admission personnel can assist you during your visit. Click here to learn about becoming a member.

Press and Media Inquiry
Please contact Maureen Tan, Public Relations Manager at 305.667.1651, ext. 3392 or mtan@fairchildgarden.org.

Please Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.

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